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Cem Filiz has captured some nice street photography. I can clearly see the jacket, but he almost looks headless.

Cem Filiz has captured some nice street photography. By using a longer exposure Cem has taken a created a ghost-like image of the man walking by. I wish the face was just slightly more recognizable or that the whole person was more blurred. I can clearly see the jacket, but he almost looks headless. What I do like about this image is the moment captured, and the fact that Cem stepped out of the norm with the longer exposure to get something different. The colors and texture work well, it will probably not show up as well in the small size but there is moss growing on the background wall, the steps have great detail with grain to the actual stone used, the ground is wet and glistening with the light. There is a lot to see in this picture and all of the detail is there. Next time try a few different shutter speeds, longer and shorter than the one-second used in this picture.
_—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger

_This photo gets three and a half stars on the PopPhoto Flash rating system.

The PopPhoto Flash rating system.
*= This part of the camera is called the lens
**= Don't quit your day job
***= Good, but not yet great
****=So close you can taste it
*****= Yes, a thousand times yes!

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